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Editorial

A Quick Look at Exhaust Brakes.. By Diesel Army

June 24, 2015

HOLD YOU HORSES, A QUICK LOOK AT EXHAUST BRAKES.. by Chad Westfall   When it comes to towing, brakes are key role in how safe the truck is. Generally when we are towing a trailer, they are loaded down with thousands of pounds that tend to test the brakes on the truck. Over the years the OEM’s have increased their load ratings substantially to the point where some 1 ton trucks require a commercial license to actually tow what the…

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Mopar Max Magazine Article on the P-67 LoadLeash Engine Brake

April 27, 2015

Pacbrake LoadLeash P-67, Double Down Engine Brake for RAM Cummins Trucks Words and photos by Richard Kratz Illustration courtesy of Pacbrake It was 25 years ago that the first RAM truck with a Cummins diesel engine was introduced to the world. A lot has transpired in those 25 years, not the least of which is the ever upwardly spiraling horsepower wars between the domestic auto manufacturers. In 1989, the RAM Cummins came with 160 horsepower and 400 lb. ft. of…

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Tow/Haul With Confidence

June 3, 2014

Do you ever get the feeling that your truck isn’t driving as smoothly as it could?? When you add weight, do you immediately notice a difference in control?? When towing or hauling heavy, it is imperative that the load is properly balanced for safe driving. Vehicle ‘sag’, ‘sway’, and ‘bottoming out’ are common issues resulting from an improperly loaded truck bed or trailer. The goal is to have the weight evenly distributed across all tires which provides optimum vehicle control…

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